Anorgasmia is the medical term for difficulty in reaching orgasm following sexual stimulation, causing personal distress. Anorgasmia is a common occurrence, affecting a significant number of women.
Orgasms vary in intensity, and women vary in the frequency of their orgasms and the amount of stimulation necessary to trigger an orgasm. In fact, most women don’t consistently have orgasms with vaginal penetration alone. Orgasms often change with age, medical issues or medications you are taking.
- Lifelong or Primary Anorgasmia: This term is used when a woman has never experienced orgasm/
- Acquired Anorgasmia: This term is used when woman has had orgasms in the past but cannot orgasm currently. This may arise as a result of a traumatic birth or from intrusive medical examinations or treatment.
- Situational Anorgasmia: This means a woman is unable to orgasm with a current partner